The efficacy of noncontact oxygen delivery methods.

  title={The efficacy of noncontact oxygen delivery methods.},
  author={Patrick S. Davies and Danny Cheng and Adam M. Fox and Lleona Lee},
  volume={110 5},
OBJECTIVES "Wafting" oxygen is a possible strategy to deliver oxygen to a patient who may not tolerate delivery systems that involve contact on the face. We wished to assess the concentration of oxygen delivered to the patient with various methods of "wafting" oxygen. DESIGN Three methods of wafting oxygen were examined: an infant resuscitator bag, a standard pediatric Hudson RCI face mask, and a piece of standard green oxygen tubing. Contour lines for oxygen concentrations of 30% to 70% in… CONTINUE READING
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